INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The late Lauren Hill and O.J. Brigance were selected as this year's NCAA Inspiration Award winners.
They will be honored at January's annual convention.
Hill won the hearts of many as she attempted to play in a college game at Division III Mount St. Joseph after being diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor. She scored her first and only college basket last fall. Hill died in April and was later honored in her home state of...
DETROIT (AP) — The NBA has fined Detroit Pistons point guard Reggie Jackson $25,000 for directing inappropriate language toward a fan during a loss in Oklahoma City last week.
The fine was announced Tuesday.
Jackson was traded by Oklahoma City last season after saying he wanted to be a starter despite playing behind All-Star Russell Westbrook. Jackson was booed loudly during pregame warmups last Friday and jeered most of the time when he touched the...
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Texas Tech has fired three defensive assistant coaches, all of them former players with the Red Raiders.
Mike Smith was co-defensive coordinator and defensive line coach, Kevin Curtis coached the secondary and Trey Haverty handled outside linebackers. All had been on the staff since coach Kliff Kingsbury arrived in 2013.
The move comes about a year after Kingsbury hired defensive coordinator David Gibbs away from Houston. Gibbs...
NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Tiger Woods is painting a bleak picture on his return to golf by saying he has no idea when his back will heal.
Woods has gone through three procedures in the same spot in his back in the last 19 months. He said Tuesday he has not started rehabilitation and does not know when his back will allow him to do that. He says his only exercise is to walk, and he occupies most of the day playing video games.
URBANA, Ill. (AP) — The interim chancellor of the University of Illinois' flagship campus says the decision to give interim football coach Bill Cubit a two-year deal was based on the program's need for stability.
The school announced Saturday that Cubit had agreed to the contract. He had been promoted to interim coach right before this season, after coach Tim Beckman was fired.
Urbana-Champaign campus interim Chancellor Barbara Wilson told The (...